Archive for Tag: heart health for kids

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Why Exercise is Wise

You exercise all the time without even thinking of it. When you run around outside or play kickball at school, you are exercising. What else counts as exercise? Helping around the house, like vacuuming, sweeping or folding clothes.  Playing sports, dancing, and doing push-ups. Even reaching down to touch...

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You’ve Got a Heart! Keep it Healthy!

We see and hear about hearts everywhere. A long time ago, people even thought that their emotions came from their hearts, maybe because hearts beat faster when a person is scared or excited. Now we know that emotions come from the brain, and in this case, the brain tells...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Healthy Valentine’s Hearts

The month of February has a lot to do with hearts, and not just for Valentines Day. February is Healthy Heart month, and Official Kids Mag wants to celebrate you taking good care of your heart.  The American Heart Association has a cool chart you can use to make sure...

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